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ARCHIVED 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
ARCHIVED 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

History, B.A.


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The History major provides an excellent liberal arts education that prepares students for a wide variety of careers.  Some History majors want to work as historians, and they go on to graduate study in History or pursue public history careers in museums, libraries, and archives. Others use their in-depth training in research, writing and critical thinking to pursue careers in business, law, government or media. History Majors gain a deeper understanding of U.S. history and World history, choosing from courses examining a wide variety of regions, historical periods and themes. They take a methods class providing training in historical research and then do original research projects in upper-level seminars and in the senior capstone seminar.

For additional programs and courses in this department, see History .

Major Requirements


At least 36 credit hours in history to include:

Note:


Courses taken for the U.S. & Non-U.S. requirements may apply to the Advanced Seminar requirement.

Additional Requirements for the B.A. Degree


Students must demonstrate elementary competence in a foreign language. For more information, see the B.A. Degree Requirements  within the Academic Regulations section of this catalog.

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